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Philly Archbishop Praised For Revamping City's Catholic Schools

Philadelphia, Pa., Apr 6, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic schools in Philadelphia have seen a revitalization in finances and quality of education thanks to the initiative of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, says a group that collaborated with him on the effort.   “While fund-raising...

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How California Catholics Hope To Fix The Teacher Deficit

Sacramento, Calif., Mar 28, 2017 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The California Catholic Conference has announced that it is sponsoring a bill to help attract and retain teachers in response to the state's shortage of K-12 educators. “Additional measures are needed in order to assure that our new...

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This Historic Black Catholic Grade School Could Get Shut Down

Birmingham, Ala., Mar 27, 2017 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After 111 years of serving the community of Birmingham, Alabama, the city's only African American Catholic elementary school could close due to financial struggles. Over its long history, Our Lady of Fatima has become an integral part of...

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What Can Evangelize The World? A Good Catholic School.

Phoenix, Ariz., Mar 16, 2017 / 06:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic school can be a missionary force to bring Christ to the world, the Bishop of Phoenix has said in a new apostolic letter. “A mark of a truly Catholic school is the fruit that is borne in the lives of its graduates,” Bishop...

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President Peter S. Bowen Renews Contract At Servite High School

The board of directors at Servite High School recently announced that Peter S. Bowen will remain as school president for three more years. Bowen, a retired Marine Corps officer and AV-8B Harrier pilot, has already acted as school president for 13 successful years. Under Bowen’s leadership, the...

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What President Trump Needs To Fix

Walking across St. Monica’s schoolyard on a rainy Friday morning — six people sharing one umbrella — was a rare SoCal wet adventure. We were headed for the elementary school’s new Learning Commons, which was part of the new middle school program. Four classrooms had been remodeled just for...

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Our Lady Of Lourdes Teacher Receives National Recognition For Excellence

A teacher at Our Lady of Lourdes School in Northridge will receive an award from the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) for her dedication to excellence in the classroom and for her strong Catholic educational philosophy. Christine Glaspy will receive the Lead Learn Proclaim...

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Chaminade College Preparatory Mourns Loss Of Brother Skip Matthews

The students and faculty of Chaminade College Preparatory in West Hills are mourning the loss of a religious brother who energetically served for more than 20 years on the school’s campus ministry, discussing social justice issues with the students as well as his beloved Los Angeles Dodgers...

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St. Gabriel Mission High School International Alumna Excels In Academia

San Gabriel Mission High School is celebrating the academic success of one of their international alumnus, who received a full scholarship to Princeton’s Ph.D. program in chemical and biomolecular engineering. Thao Nguyen, who is from Vietnam, began as a sophomore at San Gabriel before...

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This Cloistered Nun Got Her Doctorate In Aerospace Engineering

New Dehli, India, Dec 7, 2016 / 06:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A cloistered nun in India came out of her convent for an extraordinary reason: to attend a graduation ceremony for her doctorate in Aerospace Engineering. “I had joined the religious order after my final oral exam last year, and this...

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Catholic Colleges To Undocumented Students: You're Still Welcome

Washington D.C., Dec 6, 2016 / 12:32 am (CNA).- More than 100 presidents of Catholic colleges and universities have reaffirmed their support for undocumented students in light of questions about the future of U.S. immigration policy. “Many of us count among our students young men and women who...

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Aquinas College In Nashville Marks A Year Of Firsts With On-Campus Dorm

Nashville, Tenn., Oct 9, 2016 / 04:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Five decades into their establishment as a college, Aquinas College in Nashville is breaking ground on campus for the first time in over forty years, making a landmark addition to their school: a new residence hall. “We are now able to...

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How Should Catholic Educators Respond To Gender Ideology?

Birmingham, England, Oct 8, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A rising push for gender ideology will have deep consequences, but Catholics can respond in the right way, an English bishop has told education leaders in his diocese. “We must always show genuine love and understanding to those who...

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Amid Communist Rule, A Catholic University Opens In Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Sep 21, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After 40 years, the first Catholic Church-operated university opened in Vietnam since the advent of communism in the country. "The institute aims to enhance theological knowledge and competence among all priests, religious and...

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New Catholic University Launches Sacred Art Master's

Denver, Colo., Sep 16, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A new Catholic university has announced the launch of their Masters of Sacred Art degree program, which is available online. The program will include the study of theology, philosophy, architecture, film, music and art, and is available...